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Martite

Posted by Chris Deroo  
Martite
June 08, 2012 09:16PM
Hi,

The Martite page states :
Originally described from Itabira, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil.
Breithaupt in his description from 1828 in the 'Jahrbuch für Chemie und Physik' 54 pages 158-159
only mentions Itapicuru, which is in the Bahia State, and an unknown Araosoiava.
So where does Itabira come from ?

Chris
avatar Re: Martite
June 17, 2012 01:43AM
Hello Chris,

- "Araosoiava" is probably "Araçoiaba da Serra" in Sao Paulo state, Brazil: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ara%C3%A7oiaba_da_Serra

- a reference for Martite occurrence at Itabira can be found here : http://vsites.unb.br/ig/sigep/sitio042/sitio042english.pdf

Hope this helps

Vik
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